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The number of the beast!

The number of the beast!

Certain things catch your eye and the number of the beast - 666 - had caught my eye not once, but twice on a matter of minutes as far as Vital Pompey was concerned last night...

Not only did I get home last night to find that sometime between 4pm and 11pm someone had registered to Vital Pompey to become our 666th member - who they were I do not know, but the other instance occurred just as I was about to call it a day... I noticed that my point's tally in the member's league had ticked round to 666 points!

I do not think myself as 'overly superstitious' but 'I will not change my Pompey shirt if we are on a run of unbeaten games', 'I will not walk over a run of 3 manhole covers in a row', 'I do not like the number 13' and it kind of freaks me out when 'I do notice the beasts number of 666'.

Quite what the point of me sharing this with you is I am not sure, I just had to and what it means I do not know, probably nothing - I just hope it is not any kind of bad 'omen' for the weekend ahead...

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday November 23 2007
Time: 8:00AM

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What number am I?
The Rabbi
23/11/2007 10:19:00
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We're all doomed.......dooomed
Tantona
23/11/2007 10:50:00
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Superstitious mumbo jumbo, i dont believe in that rubbish,touch wood, hang on i am just putting my right sock on first!!
Owenspompey
23/11/2007 11:14:00
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2 seasons ago I was unable to get near a radio to find out what was going on for 2 matches in a row. The first was Man City - and the second was West Ham. Yes, the start of the Great Escape! I spent the rest of the season being unable to listen to any matches on the radio or watch them on TV. It was hell - but I did it for the blues! It worked didn't it?
tracyc
23/11/2007 12:24:00
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well ive now moved off '666' so im happy... but were still on 666 members!
pompeyrug
23/11/2007 14:21:00
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Rug, get some new members immediately if not straight away, as if it goes Pete Tong tomorrow you are in the frame!!
Owenspompey
23/11/2007 15:23:00
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sack the manger! sack the coach! sack everyone! we are all doomed!!!
pompeycarpet
23/11/2007 18:27:00
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And its all rugs fault!!
Owenspompey
23/11/2007 20:11:00
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Iron Maiden T shirt on, music very load, headbanging starts.....
storagematt
23/11/2007 20:25:00
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Now what's all the fuss about they are only numbers aren't they after all. Shall I register my cat as a member he is trying to sit on the keyboard as I type. No can't that his name is .............Midge and we already have a member by that name.
eastneydave
23/11/2007 21:25:00
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